Elias J. Weir

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Elias Weir
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Former candidate for
New York State Senate, District 19
PartyConservative Party
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Elias Weir was a 2014 Conservative Party candidate for District 19 of the New York State Senate. He ran unsuccessfully as a 2012 Conservative Party candidate for District 19 of the New York State Senate.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Weir's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[1]

  • Excerpt: "Keep Brooklyn communities safe by working with the NYC Police Department regarding senseless gun violence, street crimes, pedestrian safety programs and NYPD job opportunities"
  • Excerpt: "Initiate youth after-school education and social programs"
  • Excerpt: "Provide adequate services and assistance to our Senior Citizens"
  • Excerpt: "Increase access to finance for local business owners"
  • Excerpt: "Support strategies for business owners that would reduce tax burdens"
  • Excerpt: "Lobby for more affordable housing and keep families in their home"
  • Excerpt: "Enhance efforts to improve our infrastructure and environment"
  • Excerpt: "Safer Streets/Reduce Crime"
  • Excerpt: "Generate Community Jobs"

Elections

2014

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New York State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on September 9, 2014. The general election took place November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 10, 2014. Incumbent John L. Sampson defeated Dell Smitherman, Elias J. Weir and Sean K. Henry in the Democratic primary, while Evelin Lausell was unopposed in the Republican primary. Leon B. Miles (D) was removed from the ballot before the primary election. Weir ran on the Conservative Party ticket and Smitherman ran on the Working Families Party ticket. Lausell was not listed on the general election candidate list. Sampson defeated Weir (C) and Smitherman (WF) in the general election.[2][3][4]

New York State Senate District 19, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn L. Sampson Incumbent 75.9% 29,741
     None Blank 11.7% 4,583
     Conservative Elias J. Weir 7.2% 2,816
     Working Families Dell Smitherman 5.1% 1,993
     None Scattering 0.1% 28
Total Votes 39,161

2012

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012

Weir ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 19. He ran unopposed in the Conservative primary on September 13, 2012 and was defeated by incumbent John L. Sampson (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7][8]

New York State Senate, District 19, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn L. Sampson Incumbent 90.4% 78,974
     Republican Jane Neal 8.3% 7,226
     Conservative Elias J. Weir 1.4% 1,196
Total Votes 87,396

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